℗ 2014 Decca Music Group Limited
 

Solo (Deluxe)

Alisa Weilerstein

Available in 96 kHz / 24-bit AIFF and FLAC high-resolution audio formats

  • Select Format
    • AIFF 96.0 kHz | 24-bit
    • FLAC 96.0 kHz | 24-bit
Add to cart
discounted price
 
Sonata for Solo Cello, Op.8  
1
I. Allegro maestoso ma appassionato
Zoltán Kodály; Alisa Weilerstein
9:33
2
II. Adagio con gran espressione
Zoltán Kodály; Alisa Weilerstein
12:36
3
III. Allegro molto vivace
Zoltán Kodály; Alisa Weilerstein
11:54
4
Omaramor
Osvaldo Golijov; Alisa Weilerstein
8:15
Suite For Solo Cello  
5
I. Preludio-Fantasia (a Zarabanda) - Andante
Gaspar Cassadó; Alisa Weilerstein
5:46
6
II. Sardana (Danza) - Allegro giusto
Gaspar Cassadó; Alisa Weilerstein
4:33
7
III. Intermezzo e Danza Finale (a Jota)
Gaspar Cassadó; Alisa Weilerstein
5:51
Seven Tunes Heard In China  
8
I. Seasons
Bright Sheng; Alisa Weilerstein
1:39
9
II. Guessing Song
Bright Sheng; Alisa Weilerstein
0:58
10
III. The Little Cabbage
Bright Sheng; Alisa Weilerstein
1:55
11
IV. The Drunken Fisherman
Bright Sheng; Alisa Weilerstein
4:52
12
V. Diu Diu Dong
Bright Sheng; Alisa Weilerstein
2:21
13
VI. Pastoral Ballade
Bright Sheng; Alisa Weilerstein
4:36
14
VII. Tibetan Dance (to Yo-Yo)
Bright Sheng; Alisa Weilerstein
3:20
Sonata for Solo Cello  
15
I. Dialogo - Adagio, rubato, cantabile
György Ligeti; Alisa Weilerstein
4:00
16
II. Capriccio - Presto con slancio
György Ligeti; Alisa Weilerstein
3:56
17
Tema "Sacher," for solo cello
Benjamin Britten; Alisa Weilerstein
1:12
Music For Children, Op.65 - Arr. by G. Piatigorsky  
18
March
Sergei Prokofiev; Alisa Weilerstein
1:38
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    1:28:55
"... (Weilerstein) clambers energetically into music of the past 100 years with highly physical works ... a formidable programme ..."
- The Independent

On this highly-anticipated solo album from American cello superstar Alisa Weilerstein, she underscores her role as an instrumentalist with something deeply personal to say. The centerpiece of the album is the MacArthur Fellow’s interpretation of Zoltán Kodály’s classic Sonata for Solo Cello. This deluxe edition also includes György Ligeti’s Sonata for Solo Cello and Britten’s Tema Sacher, as well as Prokofiev’s March from Music For Children arranged for solo cello by Gregor Piatigorsky.

“I wanted to record some of my favourite pieces and each one of them has a folk element, a fantasy element and a meditative element. Recording a solo disc was an immensely satisfying, if terrifying, experience. I find audiences are so responsive to this repertoire, as it’s visually dramatic to watch as well as hear, with me using every possible technique all over the instrument.”
- Alisa Weilerstein
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM - Decca Music Group Studio Masters

Executive Producer: Alexander Van Ingen
Recording Producer: Friedemann Engelbrecht
Recording Engineer: Tobias Lehmann
Recording and editing facilities by Teldex Studio
Tape editor: Alexander Feucht
Production coordinator: Joanne Baines
Recording location: Teldex Studio, Berlin, 12 - 14 October 2013

Publishers: Universal Edition AG, Vienna (Kodály; Cassadó);
Ytalianna Music Publishing (Golijov); G. Schirmer Inc. (Sheng)
Booklet editing: WLP Ltd.
Introductory note and translations © 2014 Decca Music Group Limited
All photos: Decca/Harald Hoffmann
Art direction: Paul Marc Mitchell for WLP Ltd

For Your Consideration | More ▸

Magnus Lindberg: Al largo - Cello Concerto No. 2 - Era Anssi Karttunen; Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Hannu Lintu
48
Baroque Treasury Amanda Forsyth; Charles Hamann; Canada's National Arts Centre Orchestra; Pinchas Zukerman
96
Canto Oscuro Anna Gourari
44.1
Mozart: Violin Concertos Nos. 2 & 5 – Sinfonia concertante Antoine Tamestit; Frank Peter Zimmermann; Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks; Radosław Szulc
44.1
Beethoven: String Quartets, Op. 18, Vol. 1 Allegri String Quartet
96192
John Joubert: Jane Eyre (Live) April Fredrick; David Stout; Gwion Thomas; Mark Milhofer; Lesley-Jane Rogers; English Symphony Orchestra; Kenneth Woods
96
Giovanni Gabrieli: Berliner Dom: Music for Brass & Organ Andreas Sieling; Berlin Brass; Lucas Vis
96dsd 2.8
Álvaro Cassuto: Return to the Future - Song of Loneliness - To Love and Peace - Visiting Friends Antonio Rosado; Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Álvaro Cassuto
96
The Broadway Cast Collection, Vol. 7: Alfred Drake in Sing Out, Sweet Land & Down in the Valley Alfred Drake
48
Beethoven: Diabelli-Variationen András Schiff
44.1
Mozart: Violin Concertos Nos. 3, 4 & 5 Arabella Steinbacher; Festival Strings Lucerne; Daniel Dodds
96dsd 2.8
Harp Concertos: Ginastera - Debussy - Boieldieu Anaïs Gaudemard; Orchestre de l'Opéra de Rouen Normandie; Leo Hussain
44.1
Pieter Bustijn: 9 Suites Alessandro Simonetto
88.2
Aida Aida Garifullina; ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien; Cornelius Meister
96
Soulmates: Music for Cello, Clarinet & Piano Amitai Vardi; Uri Vardi; Arnon Erez
44.1

Offers & New Releases

exclusive benefits for mailing list members

Subscribe Now

What is High-Resolution Audio?

High-resolution audio offers the highest-fidelity available, far surpassing the sound quality of traditional CDs. When you listen to music on a CD or tracks purchased via consumer services such as iTunes, you are hearing a low-resolution version of what was actually recorded and mastered in the studio. ProStudioMasters offers the original studio masters — exactly as the artist, producers and sound engineers mastered them — for download, directly to you.

What do I need for playback?

You may need additional software / hardware to take full advantage of the higher 24-bit high-res audio formats, but any music lover that has heard 16-bit vs 24-bit will tell you it's worth it!

Software for Mac OS X

Software for Windows

Hardware Suggestions